Volunteer Program

Be part of our team!

photo of volunteer ushers in the theatre

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts has launched a new volunteer program to support the front of house department. We’re looking for enthusiastic people with a passion for the performing arts to volunteer in our front of house positions.

We currently have the following volunteer roles available:

**Please note, our volunteer season runs September to June and our 2015/2016 season is almost complete. Any applications received after May 24, 2016 will be added to our potential volunteer list for the 2016/2017 season. Selected applicants will be contacted in August for interviews.**

We love our volunteers!

OCPA volunteer ushers  and coat check attendants provide invaluable services by assisting patrons to their seats, answering questions, checking valuables, and most importantly, creating a pleasant and welcoming environment for our patrons.

Why Volunteer?

The OCPA strives to be a destination for lovers of music, drama, comedy and dance. As an OCPA volunteer you will be a valued contributor to the performing arts community in Oakville. Help us make the magic happen! Opportunities are available for everyone (16 years old and up) looking to become part of a fun and exciting team!

Benefits of being an OCPA volunteer

  • Have fun!
  • Support local and international artists
  • Meet new people
  • Be part of a team
  • Support the Oakville performing arts community
  • Develop new skills
  • Participate in training opportunities
  • Participate in special Volunteer-only events
  • Access to special offers
  • Receive a record of hours
  • Receive a reference letter for a job well done

Volunteer requirements

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Willingness to work as a team
  • Ability to climb stairs and stand for an extended period of time
  • Time commitment of 3 shifts per month
  • Minimum age of 16 years (volunteers under 18 require written parent consent)
  • A passion for the performing arts
  • Payment of $20 required towards purchase of uniform shirt (retail value of $50).

Apply Now

The first step to becoming an Oakville Centre volunteer is to complete the online application. Only those selected will be invited in for an interview. For more information, download a copy of our Volunteer Flyer or contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer.ocpa@oakville.ca

 Thank you for your interest in being a part of the OCPA Volunteer Program!

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